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A range of clinicians such as nurses, GPs, pharmacists and paramedics now work within NHS 111 to provide clinical advice, treatment and reassurance. Here Nicola Gaskell, an NHS 111 Senior Clinical Advisor gives us an insight into her day. The first call of the day is a man with a rash. I complete an assessment […]
When we think of volunteers in the NHS we often think of the incredible people who give their time and energy to running tea trolleys in a hospital. Invaluable though this is, it doesn’t even scratch the surface of the contribution that volunteers make across the whole of the health system in supporting integrated care […]
Sarah Morris-Parry’s world was turned upside down when, in 2007 on her 27th birthday, she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. The now 37-year-old from Leek, Staffordshire has not only achieved remission of the condition but gone on to have two more children after struggling to fall pregnant for 14 years, something she puts down […]
Jacqueline Withnall, a 62 year old teacher training tutor from London is “so happy and relieved” that she is no longer at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes after being diagnosed as high risk during a routine blood test appointment and embarking upon the online version of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Jacqueline […]
Since April 2017, NHS England has made £105 million of diabetes transformation funding to improve treatment and care for the 2.8 million adults and children diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes across England. For Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), this funding has enabled: Improved uptake of structured education Increased achievement of the treatment […]
This document provides the strategic direction regarding tackling fraud, bribery, corruption and economic crime.
The National Director of the Elective and Emergency Care explains how the NHS will deliver on the urgent and emergency care objectives in the Long Term Plan The Long Term Plan published in January this year outlined the NHS’ ambitious commitment to continue the transformation of urgent and emergency care services. Over the next 10 […]
@NHS from 16/09/19 to 20/09/19 Twitter handle: @AvrilDrummond1 Patient/Carer or NHS Staff: Non-Executive Director Condition or job title: Professor of Healthcare Research and occupational therapist Place of treatment/care or workplace: University of Nottingham and University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust Hello, my name is Avril and I’m Professor of Healthcare Research in the […]
Chief Midwifery Officer, Jacquie Dunkley-Bent, will be speaking on 24 September. It will be her first speech in her new job and it will likely cover her priorities such as making sure that marginalised benefit from improved maternity services, reducing BAME inequality in maternity outcomes and transforming the definition of the role of the midwife […]